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"Orphan Train" riders were sent from New York City to western families for adoption. The largest groups came from the New York Foundling Hospital, and from the Children's Aid Society. The following books abstract several censuses taken by the federal and state government at these institutions.
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In the late 1800s and early 1900s, [[Portal:New York|New York]] had many orphans, particularly in New York City. "Orphan Train" riders were sent from New York City to western families for adoption. The largest groups came from the New York Foundling Hospital, and from the Children's Aid Society. The following books abstract several censuses taken by the federal and state government at these institutions.  
  
Inskeep, Carolee R. ''The Children's Aid Society of New York: An Index to the Federal, State, and Local Census Records of Its Lodging Houses (1855–1925)''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. (FHL book 974.71 J3i.) Includes 1855, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses.
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Inskeep, Carolee R. ''The Children's Aid Society of New York: An Index to the Federal, State, and Local Census Records of Its Lodging Houses (1855–1925)''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. (FHL book 974.71 J3i.) Includes 1855, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses.  
  
Inskeep, Carolee R. ''The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State and Local Census Records (1870–1925)''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1995. (FHL book 974.71 J48i.) Includes 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses. Alphabetical list of children, sisters, and workers.
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Inskeep, Carolee R. ''The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State and Local Census Records (1870–1925)''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1995. (FHL book 974.71 J48i.) Includes 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses. Alphabetical list of children, sisters, and workers.  
  
=== Web Sites ===
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=== Web Sites ===
  
http://www.outfitters.com/~melissa/ot/ot.html
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http://www.outfitters.com/~melissa/ot/ot.html  
  
http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~orphantrain/
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http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~orphantrain/  
  
http://www.42explore2.com/orphan.htm
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http://www.42explore2.com/orphan.htm<br>
 
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Revision as of 20:31, 6 May 2008

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, New York had many orphans, particularly in New York City. "Orphan Train" riders were sent from New York City to western families for adoption. The largest groups came from the New York Foundling Hospital, and from the Children's Aid Society. The following books abstract several censuses taken by the federal and state government at these institutions.

Inskeep, Carolee R. The Children's Aid Society of New York: An Index to the Federal, State, and Local Census Records of Its Lodging Houses (1855–1925). Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. (FHL book 974.71 J3i.) Includes 1855, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses.

Inskeep, Carolee R. The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State and Local Census Records (1870–1925). Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1995. (FHL book 974.71 J48i.) Includes 1870, 1880, 1890 (police census), 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920, and 1925 censuses. Alphabetical list of children, sisters, and workers.

Web Sites

http://www.outfitters.com/~melissa/ot/ot.html

http://comsewogue.k12.ny.us/~orphantrain/

http://www.42explore2.com/orphan.htm